A pine cone eaten by a Japanese squirrel(Risu ga Tabeta Matsubokkuri)


It looks like a deep-fried prawn.

Pine seeds are Japanese squirrels’ favorite food. After its seeds have been eaten by a Japanese squirrel, a pine cone looks like a deep-fried prawn with its core and the tip alone being left. Try to find a “deep-fried prawn” under a pine tree.


Mikoshi, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City
Season / Time zone
Autumn / Daytime
Weather conditions
Sunny Cloudy Others
Frequency of appearance
According to seasons


A ten-minute walk from Funatama-jinja Shrine (branching point of Akagi-goe Section), and a two-hour walk from Yunomine Onsen

Recommended spot

Branching point of Akagi-goe Section > Yunomine Onsen(Akagi-goe Section)